Tron versus Guardians

by Kristeen Garrity

Walt Disney World is known for its thrilling rides, and two of its newest roller coasters, TRON Lightcycle Power Run and Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, are no exception. Both rides offer exciting coaster-style experiences with immersive theming and cutting-edge technology, and they are must-dos on any Disney World vacation. Let me tell you why you should experience both rides on your next Disney vacation.

TRON Lightcycle Power Run, which opens in Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland on April 4, 2023, takes guests on a high-speed journey through a futuristic digital world. Based on the popular TRON film franchise, this ride features sleek light cycles and vibrant neon lights that create a visually stunning environment. The ride vehicle itself is also unique, with guests straddling the light cycle and leaning forward to grip the handlebars, creating a sense of speed and adventure. And let’s not forget the iconic “Lightcycle Power Run” soundtrack that accompanies the ride, adding an extra layer of excitement to the experience.

Meanwhile, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, which opened in Epcot in 2022, takes place in the Marvel outer space universe and features a unique ride system that rotates the ride vehicles 360 degrees. This creates a thrilling and immersive experience that is unlike any other coaster-style ride at Walt Disney World. The theming of the ride is also top-notch, with guests boarding the ship of the Guardians of the Galaxy and traveling through various cosmic landscapes. And, of course, you can’t forget the awesome soundtrack of classic rock hits that play throughout the ride, adding to the fun and excitement.

But the fun doesn’t stop there. Both TRON Lightcycle Power Run and Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind offer unique experiences that can’t be found anywhere else in the parks. TRON Lightcycle Power Run, with its fast-paced digital world theming and unique ride vehicle, provides a thrilling adventure that is sure to get your heart racing. Meanwhile, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, with its 360-degree rotating ride system and immersive theming, provides a one-of-a-kind coaster experience that will leave you wanting more.

And to make the most of your time in the parks, be sure to make Individual Lightning Lane reservations for each of these coasters as they are not currently included with the purchase of Genie Plus.  With the Individual Lightning Lane system, you can skip the lines and experience these thrilling rides with minimal wait time. If you have any questions regarding the Lightning Lane process, be sure to ask your Straight Away Travel advisor as they are your go to Disney expert! The height requirement to Tron is 48 inches (same with it’s neighboring OG, Space Mountain) and 42 inches to ride Guardians of the Galaxy, Cosmic Rewind.

If you’re looking for a thrilling adventure on your next Disney vacation, make sure to add both TRON Lightcycle Power Run and Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind to your must-do list. Now let’s get started planning your Disney vacation; request your personalized complimentary quote today and get in contact with one of our Straight Away Travel advisors that is sure to plan you the Disney vacation of your dreams!

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